Presidents' Day resources for teachers

The Miller Center features a variety of content that can help teachers bring history alive for their students


Life after the oval office

Brian Balogh and the BackStory team explore the ‘afterlives’ of presidents

Porter Kelly Kushner

Rob Porter is a national security scandal, too

A morally compromised White House staffer may have had access to America’s top secrets


Eisenhower would be aghast

Ike would never have endorsed Trump's plans for a huge military parade, Miller Center historian William Hitchcock writes in USA Today


Remembering 1968: A cataclysmic year

Secret White House presidential recordings from one of our nation's most tumultuous years

American Forum
The Presidency
Douglas Blackmon
Rita Dove
Media and the Press
Douglas Blackmon
Joy-Ann Reid
Law and Justice
Douglas Blackmon
Sally Yates
Economic Issues
Douglas Blackmon
Richard Reeves

Critical insights for the nation's governance

The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges